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Town blog

The town blog "Kanda, Jimbocho, Akihabara" outskirts

The name: machiblog3 Making day: 2008/07/07 13:48
It is town blog of Chiyoda-ku

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/12/26 23:53

Kanda Myojin seeing the old year out New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine
Before December 31 0:00 a.m. when curtain of 2013 is closed soon
Door of the Kanda Myojin "Shinto gate" is shut only then once a year.

 0:00 a.m. of turning point to Heisei 25 through 26
Drumbeat resounds in the precincts, and Shinto gate door is opened.

Led by the Kanda chief constable, Kanda fire chief
People of scheme-proof, shrine key scheme stand in line, and they enter the precincts with lumber-carriers' work song of head fireman.

In 0:00 a.m. of the last day of the year, Edo total local deity "Kanda Myojin" of the new year
Do you not come to taste atmosphere?

Kanda Myojin is this↓


On Saturday, January 11 12th Sunday
In Bellesalle Akihabara
Akiba enthusiast! Festival is held!

In detail "love Akiba! Festival 2014 this↓


Saturday, January 11 13th (celebration)
Kanda Myojin "daikoku festival" is held
Purification ceremony during cold, kitchen knife ceremony
Various Shinto ritual, entertainments are held.


Cause adult of instruction, a large number of Shinto priests including pious people, lion rock of the precincts former
"Purification ceremony during cold" is performed saiko of in special pool where icicle was put up.

Kanda Myojin is this↓


New Year Saturday, January 18 19th Sunday
More than 20 snowmen assemble in full force in a row in Yasukuni Dori facing Ogawamachi!
Kanda "snowman fair" is held.


Brook open space transforms itself into "little child open space" where there is play with snow.
It is popularity as Kamakura, slide, footbath can stand in line every time.

It is Otemachi Nikkei hall on Sunday, January 19
Long song out of Oedo Sukeroku drum and Ryoko Narita Corporation
There is concert of the sum to compete (4,500 yen)
Ukiyoe print of Hiroshige whom Jimbocho, Mochizuki possesses in venue lobby is going to display!

The concert details are Oedo Sukeroku drum this↓


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/12/23 22:55

waterasumarushie is performed under the general Awaji area management and the cosponsorship of NPO corporation agriculture, commerce and industry cooperation support center once a month.
In this Marchais "candle arrangement in Christmas to make with conifer" class
It was held.
Wonderful lecturer is representative of atelier cherry tree, Hitomi Okamura of flower coordinator.
We made with the cause, harmoniousness of pleasant instruction easily.
Heart softens when we touch trees.

Comment after the end showed good place of each work, too, and there was all of you take-out comfortably.

It includes instruction, material cost, tip and is 3,000 yen.
When prepare materials by oneself, take plenty, there was in great numbers happily, and was advantageous.
When there are a lot of such opportunities, we are glad.

※NPO corporation agriculture, commerce and industry cooperation support center holds blue sky city performed in platform square.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/12/20 23:38

Today Friday, December 20
"waterasumarushie" was held in waterasu open space of Awajicho.
"waterasumarushie" is held every month on third Friday, Saturday!
Sponsorship Awaji area management NPO agriculture, commerce and industry cooperation support center

The north from apple of Aomori the south to citrus fruit of Ehime
30 stores handling national delicious thing flock in waterasu open space.

From 11:00 to 16:00 are waterasumarushie now being held on Saturday, December 21 tomorrow, too.
Please go out!

Space of relief of town of super downtown area "Kanda" is waterasu open space in Awajicho
(old Awaji Elementary School ruins)


The lunch break when the sky which clouded over mixed with rain is clear, and sunlight is warm
A large number of everybodies working in inhabitants, neighborhood of neighborhood visit venue.


Producer communicates with visitor directly and explains product.
Can buy assent; it is characteristic of Marchais to be able to communicate.


Lineup of selected product boasting district and producer.
It is feeling that is just looking, and seems to be used to health.


It is hot from the oven and can be hungry as there is booth selling article of fresh one.
Chair and table which can eat and drink are prepared for people.


Elaborate kitchen car made appears in open space.
Dishes of various menus seem to be popular among women.

From 11:00 to 16:00 are waterasumarushie now being held on Saturday, December 21 tomorrow, too.
Please go out!
"waterasumarushie" is held every month on third Friday, Saturday!
(please note that you may be changed in schedule)

Tomorrow Saturday, December 21 from 11:00 to 16:00
We are holding "waterasu Kanda native winter festival" in venue waterasukomon!


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/12/19 10:00

We dropped in at "Ogawamachi gold sushi" of Tourism Association, member.
The nearest station is located beside Jimbocho, liberty tower of Meiji University.

There is store of the Japanese-style appearance in alley lined with buildings.

Nine seats of counters. Because we visited in the early afternoon, preparations from the evening were done.

There was room, too and did in shop of calm atmosphere.

[store information]
Address: 3-20, Kandaogawamachi
Time: From Monday to Friday from 11:30 to 13:30, from 18:00 to 21:00, soil from 11:30 to 13:30, from 17:00 to 19:00
Fixed closing day: Day celebration
Telephone: 03-3291-2816

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/12/05 16:31

We went to Mikawa-ya Ayabe store who was Tourism Association member.
We pass through Otorii of Kanda Myojin and are shop in the right hand.

It is well-established ricemalt shop founded in the Edo era in 1616.
Red noren becomes mark.

Ricemalt is still made with handicraft without changing with old days,
Of the U.S. ricemalt, besides, handle miso, natto, amazake.

In the Edo era, it seemed to be shop of family to inherit the shogunate purveyance for the government.
Photograph had you show old gate pass of the time when you put miso in the Imperial Household Ministry.

There is cafe space in shop and can enjoy sweetness.
Business hours of cafe are from 9:00 to 17:00

This is prolongation of life amazake of noted product.
In cold season, body warms from core.

Various amazake is had in souvenir, household use.

On the last day of the year, we seem to open on seeing the old year out of Kanda Myojin at night.

Mikawa-ya Ayabe store
Address: 2-17-3, Sotokanda
Time: From 9:00 to 18:00
Fixed closing day: Day (February, Wednesday of March fixed closing day)
Telephone: 03-3251-7086

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/12/04 23:04

In Wednesday, December 4 Chiyoda platform square
"Chiyoda blue sky city" of the Nantes 35th was held.

Sponsorship NPO agriculture, commerce and industry cooperation support center platform service㈱

To bridge that blue sky city ties district and city, producer and consumers!
This on once a month (first Wednesday) of platform square of 3, Nishikicho
It is held at the outskirts and puts favorable reception and the results on Wood deck terrace.


In venue of lunch break, pretty woman is met by light performance of accordion!


We display, and, in city, local "genuine article" which has not been known yet product is sold.


There are a lot of smiles to producers. We contact customer with paste paste!


For fresh vegetables or fruit
One and resident working at the outskirts are bought for pleasure.


"Blue sky city" which completely took root in area
As it is held once a month, would you like to go out on the next time?

On from Friday, December 20 to 21st Saturday in Awajicho waterasu open space
The eighth "waterasumarushie" is held.
The sponsorship Awaji area management, NPO agriculture, commerce and industry cooperation support center

Held plan or inquiries such as future "blue sky city" "Marchais" are this↓
The details are NPO agriculture, commerce and industry cooperation support centers


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/11/28 23:23

Thursday, November 28 Chiyoda City Tourism Association sponsorship
Building sight-seeing of professor who is specialized in history of building and rotating Chiyoda
Chiyoda-ku architecture town walk tour Ochanomizu edition
But, it was held by participation of 25 causes of good weather.

Meeting, starting point Edo total local deity "Kanda Myojin"

Wooden main shrine since the Edo era disappears by the Great Kanto Earthquake.
The existing main shrine is completed in 1934.
Main shrine made of first steel frame steel reinforced concrete in Shinto shrine world is Agency for Cultural Affairs registration tangible cultural property designation.


Today's lecturer
Mr. Mitsuo Okawa (Professor Nihon University department of science and engineering architecture subject)


Wooden building which was removed and rebuilt in Chiyoda that was next to Kanda Myojin Ward Miyamoto Park
In "kaimatsurigoto of Kanda," lumber dealer was done at the Kamakura bank of a river from the Edo era.
It is building which uses high quality material abundantly, and attracted the best of wooden building
We are appointed in Chiyoda-ku tangible cultural property.


Having come next "Yushima temple of Confucius"
In Confucius joss house moved to Yushima stand in Genroku Era by Uenoyama, is after; of the Edo Shogunate
It became school and came to be called Shohei Hill school.


We watch the Kanda River and neighboring scenery across completion cross-linked "Hijiribashi" in 1927.
We see Nicolai temple in the front.


"Nicolai temple", also known as Tokyo revival sanctuary is completed in 1891.
There was commentary by father, and participants listened to eagerly.


We drop in at SORA city "tea navigation" of the Ochanomizu station square and take a short break.
We were able to watch explanation of facility of the staff here.


SORA city "gallery storehouse" was at 2, Awaji-cho before
Both interior and exterior are restored with thing which removed and rebuilt Awaji art gallery beautifully.


Party arrives at Awajicho waterasu across ghost Hill in connecting walkway from SORA city
We had the staff show around terrace in the 19th floor of waterasutawa.


In "the student apartment" of waterasuanekkusu ridge
We observed by guidance of the staff.


What passed through well-established street of well-known stores of Sudacho from Awajicho waterasu, and came over
We rebuilt old forever bridge Station remains of an ancient structure and opened
It is commercial facilities "mer wisdom cute Kanda forever bridge".
What observed tenant store and Kanda River terrace, and came over
It is stone stair of figure with those days on in 1912 when forever bridge Station started a business.
Neighboring walls just leave atmosphere of tiling at the time, too.


By the way, wait for today's building; goal dissolution point of walk
It is cafe N3331 which is open on platform of former forever bridge Station.

Have I take a short break here and fill in impression of this "building town walk"
Town walk of long scenes from 1:30 to 5:00 became dissolution.


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/11/23 21:58

It is very much prosperous now being held!

The 69th Iwamotocho, Higashikanda family bazaar
We hold until Sunday, December 1 on Saturday on 30th on Sunday, November 24 and Friday, November 29 of next week!
The details are this → .com

We send photograph report on Saturday, November 23!

In Iwamotocho intersection, block among Yasukuni Dori and Yanagihara Street is venue.
Two-pole banner of big family bazaar facing Showa-dori is mark of venue entrance.


Venue does well at branch of 180 Nantes.


From men's wear clothes to ladies' wear clothes


As for children's clothes and the wrapper!


Household goods, kitchen utensils including home miscellaneous goods are various, too


There are leather, shoes, bag, too


There is booth of food and eating and drinking, too and can be hungry


Weather was full of visitors of the large prosperity as seen well today (23rd), too.


As for the nearest means of transportation, JR Akihabara Station and subway Iwamotocho Station are convenient.


As the venue becomes vehicle-free promenade on Sunday on Saturday
We can enjoy shopping slowly.

Passage fare is 800 yen with the every day third flight Saturday and Sunday-limited as for annual Kanda River Cruise.
As it is sold out with popularity immediately, please buy ticket early.
Issuance of ticket is the immediate left headquarters tent of family bazaar venue entrance!

The details are this → .com


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/11/17 21:59

Former figure of "Princess Ota Inari Shrine" where upper photograph is enshrined at 1, Kandasurugadai!

Main shrine and repair work of shrine office are carried out and are completed in this autumn.
tadenhimeinekashinshashunkohotsugesai was held on Sunday, November 17.


The precincts among newly beautiful stone wall fences were maintained.
We feel that torii of the new front might be somewhat big.
The number of the steps is increased by one step, and front stairs feel that slant might be loose, too.
(surely, at the next festival, it will be what head office miniature shrine gives shrine, and is done by this front torii!)


Parish representative, Manager of parishioner town assembly are Noboru.
We met large number of guests, people concerned, and hotsugesaishinji began at 11:30.


We are dedicated, and prayer of bowing is done two beats of two etiquette fence around a shrine three lines of people concerned sequentially.


Main shrine which this side was restored, and was reborn in beautiful figure.
It is excellent shrine office erected newly to be seen in the depths.


The storage of miniature shrine fitted with glass is founded in the front of the shrine office
People that way passes away seem to have possibilities to observe head office miniature shrine freely from now on.

Most of parishioner people concerned
Festival of 5 tsukisaikoyotei will be long in coming next year!


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/11/10 21:42

On three holidays of last week and 9th of the end of this week, 10th
There seemed to be many 753 celebrated families!

It is 753 reports of Kanda Myojin.

In Kagura of the Kanda Myojin precincts
All of Kanda musical accompaniment preservation society passed on day five days ago, and service of musical accompaniment was done.

Tone of musical accompaniment echoes in the precincts, and atmosphere of celebration becomes lively still more.


In hope of jumping off go board after the fashion of ceremony of the Imperial Family, and child growing up well
Family taken a ceremonial photograph with go board put in the precincts cannot cut going down.
It is cute scene!


As for the family having it is gone and worshiped, and Noboru is given congratulatory address and purify
We follow one after another.
Alliance nearly 20 attends in celebration of child of one
We are surrounded with smile of everybody and are wrapped in peaceful atmosphere.


Most families do it this way when we finish worship, and souvenir picture is photographed.
Surely even if cannot understand what child is doing; ...
Smile of all adults who watched was impressive.


There was Seven-Five-Three Festival congratulations, everybody.
We hope that it is grown up in good health.

Face of cute smile!
You do, and will you photograph father, what kind of face?

Thank you!